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Gears

  • 8+ years
  • 7 models
  • 2-3 students
  • 198 pieces
  • Item No. 78630
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Description

  • This set builds 7 different gear models, including 2 spur gear, 2 crown gear and 2 chain and socket gear examples.
  • Models include Egg Beater, Blender, Chainsaw, Record Player, Crank Fan, Car Window and Exercise Bike.
  • Set supports a team or 2-3 student working together and includes a detailed teachers guide with key concepts, terms and definitions

Key Features & Concepts

  • What a gear ratio is and how it is calculated
  • Determining how different gear configurations change the amount of applied force, speed or direction of movement
  • Where different types of gears are used
  • Identifying three different types of gear configuration

Includes 19 page teachers guide with 5 lesson plans, key terms, definitions and concepts.

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